Julia Donaldson is one of the UK's best-loved and most successful authors of children's books. In addition to the Smarties Gold Award-winning THE GRUFFALO (978-0-333-71092-0) her most recent collaborations with Axel Scheffler include THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN (978-0-333-96144-5), THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE (978-0-333-98223-5) and THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD (978-1-4050-20466-0). Julia is also much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals. Nick Sharratt is one of today's best-loved children's illustrators, with more than 100 books to his name. In addition to his work with Julia Donaldson, his books for Macmillan include the LIFT-THE-FLAP FAIRY TALES series and a series of BUGGY BUDDIES for Campbell Books.
"Sharratt's trademark illustrations are bound to captivate readers." --Junior